The Minister of defence of Germany Ursula von der Leyen, came under the fire of criticism due to a series of scandals in the ranks of the Bundeswehr, can be assured of the support from the government. On Monday, 8 may, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel, reports Kölnische Rundschau.
“Von der Leyen finds out what happened in the ranks of the German Armed forces, and I think it is right that it points to the shortcomings,” — said the head of government.
Merkel added that he considers it strange that the head of the defense Ministry “sound the reproaches due to her decisive action”.
On may 6 Spiegel reported that in one of the garrisons of the Bundeswehr, located in Donaueschingen, was discovered by a window with steel helmets of the Third Reich and the trappings of the armed forces of Nazi Germany.
Three days before German investigators have exposed a cell of neo-Nazis in the armed forces of the country. The impetus for the beginning of the investigation was the incident with the military personnel of the Bundeswehr: it received the certificate of the refugee, and then tried to commit a terrorist act to worsen the attitude of society to migrants.
Guards found a gun that the man hid in the Vienna airport and then caught the criminal.